The Mechanic is a remake of the slovenly ‘72 film starring Charles Bronson as a conflicted assassin. Substitute the unflappable Bronson for a wooden Jason Statham, add a Louisiana setting and blues soundtrack, and you have a Statham vehicle whose only redeeming value is the wonderful Ben Foster.
This Bollywood movie ticks all the boxes. There’s jewels. There’s dancing. There’s more glitter than you can shake a stick at. Ignore the terrible subtitles and a plot that’s holier than Gouda, and enjoy the intertextual extravaganza which manages to reference Kill Bill, The Matrix and the Three Stooges.
Medieval England is being destroyed by bubonic plague. Sean Bean (Lord of the Rings) leads an all-star cast band of mercenaries to discover the truth behind reports that a necromancer is bringing the dead back to life. We have 3 copies of action drama Black Death on Blu-Ray to give away! Competition ends 8 November 2010.